Monthly Archives: April 2020

Moss in Oz


Originally posted on Touring Car Mad:
The latest part of my Stirling Moss tribute takes us Down Under and back to 1976. That year, the annual Bathurst 1000 touring car race at Mount Panorama marked the return of Moss and…

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Stirling and the Four Rings


https://touringcarmad.wordpress.com/2020/04/14/stirling-and-the-four-rings/ My tribute to Sir Stirling Moss continues. Last time, I covered his F1 World Championship debut at the 1951 Swiss Grand Prix. This time, I’m covering his touring car exploits of the early 1980’s. Stirling had sporadically competed in … Continue reading

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The Brit at Bremgarten


The 2nd F1 World Championship kicked off at Bremgarten in Switzerland on May 27th 1951. There were 21 Entries, consisting of mostly Italian Alfa Romeos, Ferraris and Maseratis and French Talbot-Lagos and Simca-Gordinis. The few exceptions were local hero Peter … Continue reading

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Honda in the BTCC – Part 4


From 2012 onwards, the 9th generation Civic has been a constant presence in the BTCC. The original version secured the outright and Independent’s titles in 2012 and 2013 with Team Dynamics’ Gordon Shedden and Eurotech’s Andrew Jordan with the Type-R … Continue reading

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Honda in the BTCC – Part 3


The 2002 season saw the return of the Honda Civic, specifically the Type-R and it was an immediate success in the Production Class. Synchro Motorsport ran 2 Civics for James Kaye and Dave Allan. After 2 near-misses, Kaye took the … Continue reading

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